Instructables: exploring - technology - wireless - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:13:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-AMPLFY-Bluetooth-SolarPowered-Iphone-Char/
DIY Mini AMPLFY Bluetooth, SolarPowered, Iphone Charging Speakers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/KO76/I7MXQHKX/F30KO76I7MXQHKX.SMALL.jpg Baclair The Speakers that have it all!Today, I will be going through how to make your very own mini AMPLFY portable Bluetooth Speaker from Scratch!!This is the most powerful, convenient and best-looking speaker I have made to date and now you can make it too!This speaker is IDEAL for taking to the beach or ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:12:31 PDT
SLAYER EXCITERS & TESLA COILS everything you need to know to get started! http://www.instructables.com/id/SLAYER-EXCITERS-TESLA-COILS-everything-you-need-to/
SLAYER EXCITERS & TESLA COILS everything you need to know to get started! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/AG4V/I7GRZAL2/FOAAG4VI7GRZAL2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/AG4V/I7GRZAL2/FOAAG4VI7GRZAL2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/AG4V/I7GRZAL2/FOAAG4VI7GRZAL2.SMALL.jpg suchb Hello Instructables!I began writing an explination on tesla coils and slayer circuits and how they operate in a comment on YouTube, and somehow it turned into several hundred lines of deep explanation of the theory behind tesla coils and slayer circuits.I decided I spent way to much effort writing t...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:18:32 PDT
( Wrist-watch enabled) Home automation via Twitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Home-Control-at-7/
( Wrist-watch enabled) Home automation via Twitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/Z12X/I7GS6DTG/F05Z12XI7GS6DTG.SMALL.jpg adhesh This is an Instructable to make a Twitter controlled Home Automation system for your house in less than 7$ (Rs.450). This tutorial includes setting up Python, Arduino as well as Twitter to build your very own Twitter controlled personal assistant. The main reason I built this is to turn on the AC an...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 21:54:26 PDT
#MyoCraft: Gesture-Enable your Arduino Project with a Myo Armband http://www.instructables.com/id/Gesture-Enable-your-Arduino-Project-with-a-Myo-Arm/
#MyoCraft: Gesture-Enable your Arduino Project with a Myo Armband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/JS5J/I72P2CR0/FMBJS5JI72P2CR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/JS5J/I72P2CR0/FMBJS5JI72P2CR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/JS5J/I72P2CR0/FMBJS5JI72P2CR0.SMALL.gif Paul Bernhardt You can build a lot of cool stuff with an Arduino. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to control it with a flick of your wrist? Let me show you how to add wireless gesture control to an Arduino project using a Myo armband. We’ll do this via MyoDunio (available for free in the Myo Market) running o...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:31:55 PDT
Use your iPhone to Scan Vehicle Codes And Read Sensor Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-your-iPhone-to-Scan-Vehicle-Codes-And-Read-Sen/
Use your iPhone to Scan Vehicle Codes And Read Sensor Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/ETTW/I71QGXF9/FNNETTWI71QGXF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/ETTW/I71QGXF9/FNNETTWI71QGXF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/ETTW/I71QGXF9/FNNETTWI71QGXF9.SMALL.jpg ProblemS1 With the use of a very cheap (10$!) adapter you can use your iPhone as a diagnostic tool to figure out your vehicle's check engine light, clear the codes, or view sensors (such as temperatures, oxygen sensor readings, and vehicle speed). In this I will be demonstrating the use of 'FourStroke' iPhone...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:10:28 PDT
Super-cheap Wireless Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-cheap-Wireless-Doorbell/
Super-cheap Wireless Doorbell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/4TPG/I6WOM7CU/FDV4TPGI6WOM7CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/4TPG/I6WOM7CU/FDV4TPGI6WOM7CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/4TPG/I6WOM7CU/FDV4TPGI6WOM7CU.SMALL.jpg sdcharle Like most dog owners, we love our dog. Our dog, Ada, has one trait that drives us nuts, though. When the doorbell rings, or somebody knocks on the door, she loses her mind, and for a 13 pound rat terrier/chihuahua mix, she has a very loud, air raid siren bark. On Halloween particularly, the barking ...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:34:56 PST
Simple Wireless Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wireless-Power/
Simple Wireless Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MIP0/I6MC1R54/FJIMIP0I6MC1R54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MIP0/I6MC1R54/FJIMIP0I6MC1R54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/MIP0/I6MC1R54/FJIMIP0I6MC1R54.SMALL.jpg CollinCoil1 Make wireless electricity easy with this simple DIY! This project will use the principle of magnetic inductive coupling to transfer electricity between two separate coils. Materials Overall, this experiment does not require too many materials, many of which can be easily acquired.The materials a...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:15:04 PST
Speed Up Your (Dad's Satellite) Internet Connection with a Dual-Band Wireless Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-up-your-Satellite-Internet-connection-with-a/
Speed Up Your (Dad's Satellite) Internet Connection with a Dual-Band Wireless Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/O1QF/FTY4CIWE/FBYO1QFFTY4CIWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/O1QF/FTY4CIWE/FBYO1QFFTY4CIWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/O1QF/FTY4CIWE/FBYO1QFFTY4CIWE.SMALL.jpg gentry Hello. Please see http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Bath-Bombs/I'll probably put this info up on a personal blog shortly. Shop for a Dual-Band Wireless Router Shortcut: Buy the Netgear WNDR3300 for about $76 plus shipping from buy.com. I like Google Checkout better than giving my c...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:28:34 PDT
How To Install Linux / DD-WRT Firmware On Your Router http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-Linux-DD-WRT-Firmware-On-Your-Route/
How To Install Linux / DD-WRT Firmware On Your Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/IZ85/I6EXFO7K/FBDIZ85I6EXFO7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/IZ85/I6EXFO7K/FBDIZ85I6EXFO7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/IZ85/I6EXFO7K/FBDIZ85I6EXFO7K.SMALL.jpg BizOfTech The stock firmware on routers is designed to minimize support calls, and as a result often is very simplistic. Recently I used a Linksys router that wouldn't even allow me to see the MAC address of devices, or to setup port forwarding to "poke holes" in the firewall to allow my VPN and Desktop Shari...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:28:59 PST
Airplay Hifi tower speakers + Subwoofer http://www.instructables.com/id/Airplay-Hifi-tower-speakers-Subwoofer/
Airplay Hifi tower speakers + Subwoofer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/NCUP/I6C2JLTO/FM0NCUPI6C2JLTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/NCUP/I6C2JLTO/FM0NCUPI6C2JLTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/NCUP/I6C2JLTO/FM0NCUPI6C2JLTO.SMALL.jpg DIY_DAVE Thanks for checking out my instuctable on how I built my 2 living room Hifi Floor standing Speakers + subwoofer and centre speakers.This speaker set includes a 200 watt RMS subwoofer, 2x 50 watt centre speakers and 2x 800mm high 3 way speaker towers @ 300 Watt each. My Onkyo HT-S3700 5.1-Channel Hom...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:04:06 PST
Use the Switcheroo to unlock doors with your smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-the-Switcheroo-to-unlock-doors-with-your-smart/
Use the Switcheroo to unlock doors with your smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/93PS/I5P7J0BV/F8H93PSI5P7J0BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/93PS/I5P7J0BV/F8H93PSI5P7J0BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/93PS/I5P7J0BV/F8H93PSI5P7J0BV.SMALL.jpg dangerousthings Use the Switcheroo to upgrade an electronic deadbolt so you can open it with your smartphone or tablet! The Switcheroo is a Bluetooth low energy development board that allows your Bluetooth enabled device to control things. Build your own projects or modify existing devices - it's a cinch with Switc...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 12:45:29 PST
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V2! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-shooting-with-any-DSLR-camera-V2/
Wireless tethered shooting with any DSLR camera V2! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q31R/I5P7MWIJ/FLOQ31RI5P7MWIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q31R/I5P7MWIJ/FLOQ31RI5P7MWIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q31R/I5P7MWIJ/FLOQ31RI5P7MWIJ.SMALL.jpg sharkyenergy ---This tutorial is compatible with the TP-Link router mr3040 V1 and V2.x! But if your router has the hardware version V2.x you should follow the improved version here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-tethered-... ------ this is a upgraded and better version of my first tutorial called "wir...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:08:10 PST
Basic Hand Held Radio Hack For a Motorcyclist. http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Hand-Held-Radio-Hack-For-a-Motorcyclist/
Basic Hand Held Radio Hack For a Motorcyclist. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/KFWH/GVOW53TK/FOIKFWHGVOW53TK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/KFWH/GVOW53TK/FOIKFWHGVOW53TK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/KFWH/GVOW53TK/FOIKFWHGVOW53TK.SMALL.jpg sswanton As part of our Industrial design module in university we were given the brief of hacking a basic handheld radio (sony icf-s22) with the view to designing a radio for a specific user. I chose to design a handlebar mounted radio for a motorcyclist that would connect wirelessly to a headset within the ...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2011 19:24:43 PST
Use the Switcheroo to turn on lights with your smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-the-Switcheroo-to-turn-on-lights-with-your-sma/
Use the Switcheroo to turn on lights with your smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/35VX/I5P7J1KB/FG735VXI5P7J1KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/35VX/I5P7J1KB/FG735VXI5P7J1KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/35VX/I5P7J1KB/FG735VXI5P7J1KB.SMALL.jpg dangerousthings The Switcheroo is meant to control small current, low power DC voltages like those commonly used in small devices. Switching on a lamp is a high current, high power AC voltage application. The easiest and safest way to switch these types of things with your smartphone and Switcheroo is to modify ano...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 12:45:29 PST
An inexpensive IoT enabler using ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/An-inexpensive-IoT-enabler-using-ESP8266/
An inexpensive IoT enabler using ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/BJO5/I5BS1F54/F1HBJO5I5BS1F54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/BJO5/I5BS1F54/F1HBJO5I5BS1F54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/BJO5/I5BS1F54/F1HBJO5I5BS1F54.SMALL.jpg gopinath.marappan A major component of or rather the very concept, Internet of Things, is about how to connect various devices to the network so that they can both send data and receive commands. Various technologies to address the last mile connectivity, such as bluetooth, wifi, NFC, etc... already exist, but most ...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:39:15 PST
Modify $15 SimpliSafe entry sensor as a wired switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-15-SimpliSafe-entry-sensor-as-a-wired-switc/
Modify $15 SimpliSafe entry sensor as a wired switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/SMGU/I4E65U75/FEHSMGUI4E65U75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/SMGU/I4E65U75/FEHSMGUI4E65U75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/SMGU/I4E65U75/FEHSMGUI4E65U75.SMALL.jpg mbeckman The SimpliSafe (SS) security system consists of a wireless hub controller and a number of battery-powered wireless sensors, all communicating over a Z-wave network. One sensor in particular is very inexpensive, the $15 "Entry Sensor" wireless magnetic switch. The sensor consists of the sensor module...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 11:02:22 PST
Android Security Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Security-Cameras/
Android Security Cameras - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/S3JI/HAQ3A669/FPYS3JIHAQ3A669.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/S3JI/HAQ3A669/FPYS3JIHAQ3A669.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/S3JI/HAQ3A669/FPYS3JIHAQ3A669.SMALL.jpg Optimum_Alliance So I was sitting in my room with a spanking new nexus 7 wondering what I should do with my old android phone (galaxy mini)  as i don't really use it any more. Then it occurred to me,  why not turn it into a local wireless surveillance camera? I decided to do just that.  Basically, what I am about to...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:29:10 PST
Configure VPN Settings on a DD-WRT Router for Private Internet Access http://www.instructables.com/id/Configure-VPN-Settings-on-a-DD-WRT-Router-for-Priv/
Configure VPN Settings on a DD-WRT Router for Private Internet Access - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/N9ZW/HZPDY3B0/FIDN9ZWHZPDY3B0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/N9ZW/HZPDY3B0/FIDN9ZWHZPDY3B0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/N9ZW/HZPDY3B0/FIDN9ZWHZPDY3B0.SMALL.jpg f1r_CTLF In an age of Big Data and mass surveillance, a consumer VPN is a great way to stay more secure and private on the Internet. Running a VPN client on your router offers the benefit of seamlessly routing traffic from all devices connected to your LAN through the VPN. This guide shows a DD-WRT user how ...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 08:44:31 PDT
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts http://www.instructables.com/id/Washer-Dryer-Laundry-Alarm-using-Arudino-SMS-Text-/
Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/ZYWV/I327HD8V/F18ZYWVI327HD8V.SMALL.jpg MakerBee Have you ever wished there was a better way to be notified when your laundry was done? Have you ever forgotten a load in the washer because you couldn't hear the buzzer and your clothes became smelly and moldy from sitting there for too long? Well, I have and decided to solve this problem by build...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:35:07 PST
Accordion Master - A python/arduino music synthesizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Accordion-Master-A-pythonarduino-music-synthesizer/
Accordion Master - A python/arduino music synthesizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/6C4G/I236WTT9/FOG6C4GI236WTT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/6C4G/I236WTT9/FOG6C4GI236WTT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/6C4G/I236WTT9/FOG6C4GI236WTT9.SMALL.jpg Aiyoku19 This project was created by a team of three student from the University of Pennsylvania at MHacks 2014 Detroit (A weekend Hackathon). The goal of this project is to create a music synthesizer that generates tones based on the user's gestures. So if you've ever wanted to create an electronic theremin...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 19:20:28 PST
Build a hidden Qi wireless phone charger! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-hidden-Qi-wireless-phone-charger/
Build a hidden Qi wireless phone charger! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/WDQG/I21R0EGB/FXJWDQGI21R0EGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/WDQG/I21R0EGB/FXJWDQGI21R0EGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/WDQG/I21R0EGB/FXJWDQGI21R0EGB.SMALL.jpg bobburghart Phone docks are expensive and platform-specific. Charging cables are annoying and unsightly. Wireless chargers alleviate some of these inconveniences, but still leave a lot of polish to be desired. I set out to eliminate all of these complaints, and in building a wireless charger into a nightstand o...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:01:46 PST
Motion Triggered DSLR Remote System http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Triggered-DSLR-Remote-System/
Motion Triggered DSLR Remote System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/VXN4/I1XEQB0Y/F6AVXN4I1XEQB0Y.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Behold, a long range motion triggered DSLR remote system! Build a device that automatically takes photos of moving objects when you're not around. It's the perfect standalone wildlife photography setup.Hate Reading? Here's A Video: A Brief Layman's Explanation: The project is composed of two main un...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:10:39 PDT
DIY ARDUINO FLIGHT CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ARDUINO-FLIGHT-CONTROLLER/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:44:26 PDT
Build your AIO Wireless WineBox Sound System http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-AIO-Wireless-WineBox-Sound-System/
Build your AIO Wireless WineBox Sound System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZGQ2/I138I17V/F1WZGQ2I138I17V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZGQ2/I138I17V/F1WZGQ2I138I17V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/ZGQ2/I138I17V/F1WZGQ2I138I17V.SMALL.jpg shannondude Build you own All-In-One Wireless WineBox Sound SystemThis wine box has been converted to become a Dual Channel Stereo system.I wanted quality sound without giving an eye and a leg for some speakers that just leave a mess of cables all over my living room.So I opted to build my own :)It has enough o...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 04:26:35 PDT
Control Arduino Wirelessly with MATLAB http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-Wirelessly-with-MATLAB/
Control Arduino Wirelessly with MATLAB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/I5QG/HE7D9HWV/FM1I5QGHE7D9HWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/I5QG/HE7D9HWV/FM1I5QGHE7D9HWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/I5QG/HE7D9HWV/FM1I5QGHE7D9HWV.SMALL.jpg Analogue-Chick Been seeing few DIYs on how to establish a communication between MATLAB application and Arduino that is hardwired to PC. However, I haven't encountered anything that control Arduino via MATLAB wirelessly using the ENC28J60 compatible Ethernet shield. In this ible', I'm going to show the simplest way...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 06:59:25 PDT
Using the ESP8266 module http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-ESP8266-module/
Using the ESP8266 module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/79R3/I0HYU4Z0/FPK79R3I0HYU4Z0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/79R3/I0HYU4Z0/FPK79R3I0HYU4Z0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/79R3/I0HYU4Z0/FPK79R3I0HYU4Z0.SMALL.jpg Propellerpowered This Instructable will teach you how to use those $5.00 ESP8266 modules, as well as provide you some basic knowledge about networking. I'll be using the Micromite Companion Kit in my examples which is programmed in BASIC, however all of these instructions should be adaptable easily to your favorite...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:55:00 PDT
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-an-IR-Port-to-Any-Mac-For-Less-Than-10/
Add an IR Port to Any Mac For Less Than $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/2D3T/I0HYO2QG/FAS2D3TI0HYO2QG.SMALL.jpg UnconventionalHacker This project was created by "Intell of MacRumors". All credit goes to him; we are simply broadcasting his incredible creation! Please visit our website at www.unconventionalhacker.com for more projects and Like us on FaceBook! www.facebook.com/unconventionalhackerHere's how to install an Apple OEM I...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:32:07 PDT
Doorbell that Turns on a Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doorbell-that-Turns-on-a-Light/
Doorbell that Turns on a Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FRA9/I05F137C/FQ2FRA9I05F137C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FRA9/I05F137C/FQ2FRA9I05F137C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FRA9/I05F137C/FQ2FRA9I05F137C.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos When I am using power tools in my workshop, I can't hear the doorbell ring. So I needed some other kind of system that can let me know when someone is at the front door.Any time I start a new project, I always begin by searching Instructables to see if anyone else has already done something similar....
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:42:36 PDT
Adding Bluetooth to an EEG headset for mind-controlled projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Bluetooth-to-an-EEG-headset-for-Mind-contro/
Adding Bluetooth to an EEG headset for mind-controlled projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/FDB7/HZPDYVQR/F93FDB7HZPDYVQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/FDB7/HZPDYVQR/F93FDB7HZPDYVQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/FDB7/HZPDYVQR/F93FDB7HZPDYVQR.SMALL.jpg AndreLe Controlling things with your mind is awesome. Unfortunately, EEG headsets like the NeuroSky MyndWave are a bit too pricey if you just want to experiment. Last year, I wanted to see what I could control with my brain on a student's budget.I came across FrontierNerd's Brain Hack tutorial, which gave m...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:30:12 PDT
Turn any printer into a wireless printer with a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-printer-into-a-wireless-printer-with-a-Ra/
Turn any printer into a wireless printer with a Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C74D/HZPDYYWA/FZHC74DHZPDYYWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C74D/HZPDYYWA/FZHC74DHZPDYYWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C74D/HZPDYYWA/FZHC74DHZPDYYWA.SMALL.jpg Bartboy Once you've bought a wireless printer, you never want to go back to the dark days of having to plug in all the time. But good wireless printers are expensive, and many routers that let you make network printers out of USB ones don't necessarily do all the driver-work for you.With a $25 RPi Model A, ...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 13:53:24 PDT
Noise-dampening Bluetooth Headphones (15$) http://www.instructables.com/id/Noise-cancelling-Bluetooth-Headphones-15/
Noise-dampening Bluetooth Headphones (15$) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/MT4G/HZNYHGEI/FAUMT4GHZNYHGEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/MT4G/HZNYHGEI/FAUMT4GHZNYHGEI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/MT4G/HZNYHGEI/FAUMT4GHZNYHGEI.SMALL.jpg Grisling I had an old pair of Sennheiser headphones, and i thought i could something fun with them. At first i wanted to just make them in to a set of USB rechargeable wireless bluetooth headphones, but there was absoutely no room in them for the electronics.So i decided to build it into an old set of hearin...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:46:19 PDT
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Qtechknow-Robot-Obstacle-Course/
Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/Z24W/HZI8T5RL/FIAZ24WHZI8T5RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/Z24W/HZI8T5RL/FIAZ24WHZI8T5RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/Z24W/HZI8T5RL/FIAZ24WHZI8T5RL.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Have you ever thought of controlling your FuzzBot wirelessly? Do you want to make a real - life video game? Do you want to learn about the tech behind NFC and RFID? - the Qtechknow Robot Obstacle Course How - To Guide is for you!Please cast your vote for me (at the upper right hand corner, the ora...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:21:01 PDT
Easy Wireless LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wireless-LEDs/
Easy Wireless LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/Z8KH/HZFDW2KG/FS4Z8KHHZFDW2KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/Z8KH/HZFDW2KG/FS4Z8KHHZFDW2KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/Z8KH/HZFDW2KG/FS4Z8KHHZFDW2KG.SMALL.jpg electro18 Yes ! That's right , this instructable will guide you to create your own wireless LED. This instructable is inpired from : Wireless L E D by neelandan ! Thanks for this great instructable !This version uses a more powerful high frequency switching transistor ( BD139 ) so that means now you've got gr...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:26:10 PDT
Wireless Bluetooth guitar speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Bluetooth-guitar-speaker/
Wireless Bluetooth guitar speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Q4FP/HYO8LK2B/FV2Q4FPHYO8LK2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Q4FP/HYO8LK2B/FV2Q4FPHYO8LK2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Q4FP/HYO8LK2B/FV2Q4FPHYO8LK2B.SMALL.jpg soouncool Today I initially intended to just make a Bluetooth speaker from an old surround speaker I had laying around. I wanted a speaker to take to the beach that sounded better than the little inexpensive guys you get. And I didn't want to buy something expensive that I was constantly worried about down th...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:13:32 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bluetooth-Headphones/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:44:45 PDT
$15 Bluetooth with Python/Android http://www.instructables.com/id/15-RFDuino-Bluetooth-LE-with-Python-or-Android/
$15 Bluetooth with Python/Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/0MLC/HYL0NZCB/F1N0MLCHYL0NZCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/0MLC/HYL0NZCB/F1N0MLCHYL0NZCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/0MLC/HYL0NZCB/F1N0MLCHYL0NZCB.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Bluetooth Low Energy is fantastic for wireless communication between devices - unfortunately, the documentation is less than fantastic. We're here to fix that!We will be working with RFduino, a cheap microcontroller ($15 ea.) that includes a built-in BLE module. The RFduino works with Arduino sketch...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:06:46 PDT
How to set up a wireless hotspot - From WiFi (Windows 7) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-a-wireless-hotspot-From-WiFi-Windows/
How to set up a wireless hotspot - From WiFi (Windows 7) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/ZEHW/H5TUB2EU/FYUZEHWH5TUB2EU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/ZEHW/H5TUB2EU/FYUZEHWH5TUB2EU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/ZEHW/H5TUB2EU/FYUZEHWH5TUB2EU.SMALL.jpg ghostmonkeys Hello all, In my last instructable I showed you how to setup a wireless hotspot using a pre-existing wired internet connection. Some of you may have wondered if it was possible to setup a wireless hotspot using a pre-existing wireless internet connection. Well wonder no more because this Instructab...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 02:30:46 PDT
Internet-Controlled RC Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-RC-Car/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:12:56 PDT
ARDUINO WIRELESS HOME SECURITY SYSTEM http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-WIRELESS-HOME-SECURITY-SYSTEM/
ARDUINO WIRELESS HOME SECURITY SYSTEM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/UDTN/HYH38912/F29UDTNHYH38912.SMALL.jpg deba168 In this project I will discuss how you can make a cheap wireless home security system.Though during starting of this project the main objective was only for security alarm but later I found this device can be used to solve several problems.These are the few practical problems which I have faced in t...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 03:26:36 PDT
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-automation-system-using-Arduino-and-SIM900-GS/
Home automation system using Arduino and SIM900 GSM module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/OZUB/HY3ZCQNK/FJNOZUBHY3ZCQNK.SMALL.jpg Timofte Andrei Hi there! As I've almost finished my studies at Faculty of Engineering, I had to make a graduation project and my thought was to make a jaw-dropping thing (I know that's hilarious :D ) to show everybody that I'm a good prototype maker and I can turn ideas into real and useful things. I know GSM cont...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:25:21 PDT
iSPRESSO: Remote Controlled, Raspberry Pi Powered Espresso Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-RasPi-Espresso-Machine-iSPRESSO/
iSPRESSO: Remote Controlled, Raspberry Pi Powered Espresso Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZKBR/HWX499KS/FR3ZKBRHWX499KS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZKBR/HWX499KS/FR3ZKBRHWX499KS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/ZKBR/HWX499KS/FR3ZKBRHWX499KS.SMALL.jpg veggiebenz iSPRESSO is an appliance modification comprised of Raspberry Pi computer, solid state relays, temp sensor, buttons and a display, a custom Printed Circuit Board, and custom linux shell scripts and a good bit of python code. The instructions to build, including source code, is available on this site...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:55:52 PDT
Wirelessly Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
BATTERY RETROFIT FOR CORDLESS TOOLS! http://www.instructables.com/id/BATTERY-RETROFIT-FOR-CORDLESS-TOOLS/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:46:15 PDT
Hack a $30 WiFi Pan-Tilt Camera - Video, Audio, and Motor control with Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-30-WiFi-Pan-Tilt-Camera-Video-Audio-and-Mot/
Hack a $30 WiFi Pan-Tilt Camera - Video, Audio, and Motor control with Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO In this Instructable, you'll learn how to intercept the video, microphone, and controls of the $30 Kaicong SIP1602 wireless pan-tilt camera on Windows, Linux, or OSX! Everything is rolled neatly into python scripts; you can use the output data for things like voice transcription, computer vision, ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:11:08 PDT
Using IPC for Wireless Encryption with Intel Galileo http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-IPC-for-Wireless-Encryption-with-Intel-Galil/
Using IPC for Wireless Encryption with Intel Galileo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/4F5D/HNTTG1F2/FO04F5DHNTTG1F2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/4F5D/HNTTG1F2/FO04F5DHNTTG1F2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/4F5D/HNTTG1F2/FO04F5DHNTTG1F2.SMALL.jpg bunneydude Introduction The purpose of this Instructable is to illustrate how to set up and use IPC (interprocess communication) between a Python script and the executing sketch on the Intel Galileo board. In addition to providing the source code I will be going over the code in detail and pointing out the ra...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 23:44:44 PST
Raspberry Pi Alamode CNC Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Alamode-CNC-Controller/
Raspberry Pi Alamode CNC Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7OFS/HV9HRJRR/FWN7OFSHV9HRJRR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7OFS/HV9HRJRR/FWN7OFSHV9HRJRR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/7OFS/HV9HRJRR/FWN7OFSHV9HRJRR.SMALL.jpg cdtaylor51 This is my first attempt at an instructable. I hope it helps someone else.Switches and Lights and fans, oh my...Please read through the comments for more details.I bought a CNC machine some time ago and I was never happy with it. It used a traditional parallel port controller and of course no mode...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 15:36:19 PDT
Quadcopter data visualization with Plotly http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-data-visualization-with-Plotly/
Quadcopter data visualization with Plotly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/46QO/HU1RQGMX/FNS46QOHU1RQGMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/46QO/HU1RQGMX/FNS46QOHU1RQGMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/46QO/HU1RQGMX/FNS46QOHU1RQGMX.SMALL.jpg pinuct Modern quadcopters can be used for various purposes other than entertainment and model aircrafts, such as applications for surveillance or assistance in some inaccessible places for humans as well as the monitoring of adverse situations. Therefore, these devices are equipped with a number of senso...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:02:55 PDT
Things You Can Do With Old Phones http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-You-Can-Do-With-Old-Phones/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:55:25 PDT
Updated: Wireless Car Charger for Smartphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Car-ChargerHolding-for-Smartphone/
Updated: Wireless Car Charger for Smartphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/1CKV/HN82KF85/F1A1CKVHN82KF85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/1CKV/HN82KF85/F1A1CKVHN82KF85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/1CKV/HN82KF85/F1A1CKVHN82KF85.SMALL.jpg mikestevens! Update: I decided I want a more professional feel for the device. I created a 3D printed attachment that holds the electronics. Are you tired of multiple power cords laying around your car? Constantly plugging my phone in was getting to me so instead of hassling with cords, I re-purposed a Qi charg...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:29:12 PDT
The Wireless,Obstacle Detecting,Beeping Robot using Arduinos! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-WirelessObstacle-DetectingBeeping-Robot-using-/
The Wireless,Obstacle Detecting,Beeping Robot using Arduinos! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/CQMT/HTMNMRBB/FJ7CQMTHTMNMRBB.SMALL.jpg robodude95 This is a wirelessly controlled, autonomous obstacle detecting robot ! A while back I had made this Instructable and wanted to make some major upgrades ever since. The following are the robot's features :- 1.He's wirelessly controlled using 433MHz Tx/Rx modules. 2.He has the capability to sense a...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 06:36:00 PDT